Site Framework for Content Management Server
A web site or portal needs a foundation, and MCMS allows the developer or architect to lay a site framework that will ensure a solid site in the future. The MCMS framework consists of three main elements. An MCMS site is stored in a hierarchical logical structure based on channels, template galleries, and resource galleries. The channels are used to organize content for site administration and also to create navigation. Channels should be based on the taxonomy you develop for your site, as explained in Chapter 10, “Developing a Taxonomy.”
Channels are containers that can contain web pages or other channels (subchannels). For instance, a human resources site could have channels such as leave ...